I Was Made to Love Her peaked at no 40 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 20 September 1967.
BONUS CLIP BELOW: Superstition
When asked in a 1968 interview which of his songs stood out in his mind, Wonder answered “‘I Was Made to Love Her’ because it’s a true song”
This tune was written by Wonder, who was 16 at the time, together with his mother Lula Mae Hardaway, Motown songwriter Sylvia Moy, and the song’s producer Henry Cosby. Wonder’s mother co-wrote many of Wonder’s songs during her son’s teenage years.
BONUS CLIP: SUPERSTITION
‘Superstition’ by Stevie Wonder was released in late 1972 as the lead single from his fifteenth studio album, Talking Book. The lyrics describe popular superstitions and their negative effects.
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